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Matalena
Matalena is a 50-year-old woman who is married and has six children. She runs a small plantation and grows crops to earn a living. She has two years of experience with this business.

Matalena has requested a loan to buy a backpack sprayer, chemicals, a wheelbarrow and a chain saw. She plans to use her profits to help her family and also for her children's education. She joined SPBD in 2013 to gain access to financial services.

Additional Information

About SPBD

South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) improves conditions for families living in poverty by providing accessible credit, training, and guidance to help them start, grow and maintain micro-businesses, build assets, finance home improvements, and afford to educate their children. 99% of SPBD’s loans go to women, who can borrow in groups to guarantee one another rather than put up collateral.

About Samoa

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 111
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,709,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Matalena to buy a backpack sprayer, chemicals, a wheelbarrow and a chain saw.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 26, 2013
Listed
Oct 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 22, 2014